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Sunday, November 14, 2004
Guerillas take advantage of U.S. troop spread
FALLUJAH, NOV. 13. Backed by tanks and artillery fire, U.S. troops launched a major attack on Saturday against resistance forces' holdouts in southern Fallujah, hoping to finish off resistance in what had been the major guerilla bastion of ...
Curfews as Iraq rebellion spreads
BAGHDAD, NOV. 13. Iraq's Government extended its security clampdown last night, imposing new curfews as the U.S. military struggled to contain a spreading wave of militant attacks. It came as American troops in the assault on Fallujah were ...
A war crime?
WASHINGTON, NOV. 13. Human rights experts have said American soldiers might have committed a war crime on Thursday when they sent fleeing Iraqi civilians back into Fallujah. About 300 men, women and children, were detained by American ...
CIA in turmoil as ex-acting chief quits
WASHINGTON, NOV. 13. The CIA is in turmoil as a result of confrontations between top officials and the chief of staff of its Director, reports The Washington Post. Quoting senior CIA officials, it says the problems between senior ...
India & World
`Silent aircraft' project to break barrier
CAMBRIDGE, NOV. 13. A century after the Wright brothers first conquered the sky, the United Kingdom and the United States have embarked on a programme to develop a new genre of "silent" aircraft, which will help break a major barrier in the ...
Russian engine for Indian jet trainer
MOSCOW, NOV. 13. Russia will supply engines for an IAF intermediate jet trainer (IJT), a Russian defence industry official has said. A contract for the supply of Al-55 engines for the HJT-36 will be signed before the end of the year, the head ...
India's troop cut move significant, says Benazir
ISLAMABAD, NOV.13. The former Pakistan President, Benazir Bhutto, has said that India's decision to reduce troops in Jammu and Kashmir is an important step forward. Terming the announcement significant for its symbolic importance, she said she ...
Pakistan hails Natwar's statement
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 13. Pakistan tonight welcomed the reported statement by the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, that India is ready to consider Pakistan's recent proposal to settle the Kashmir dispute. The Foreign Office spokesman, Masood ...
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